Benjamin Edwards

Associate Professor of Law
Expertise: Business and Securities Law, Corporate Governance, Consumer Protection, Arbitration

Biography

Benjamin Edwards researches and writes about business and securities law, corporate governance, arbitration, and consumer protection.

Before joining the UNLV Boyd School of Law in 2017, he taught at Barry University's Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law and at Michigan State University College of Law. Prior to teaching, Edwards practiced as a securities litigator in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. At Skadden, he represented clients in complex civil litigation, including securities class actions arising out of the Madoff Ponzi scheme and litigation arising out of the 2008 financial crisis.

His writing has appeared in top law reviews and journals, and news outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The Hill, and The Washington Post

Education

  • J.D., Columbia Law School
  • B.A., University of South Carolina

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KSNV-TV: News 3
June 30, 2020
The creative force behind six of Las Vegas’ most popular live shows on the strip filed for bankruptcy in Canada, Monday.
Yahoo!
June 22, 2020
Thus far, the U.S. federal government has shown no interest in requiring airline passengers to wear masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. So many carriers, including American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta Air Lines, are doing it for them, going so far as to threaten to put non-compliers on their “do-not-fly” lists.
Skift
June 22, 2020
Thus far, the U.S. federal government has shown no interest in requiring airline passengers to wear masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. So many carriers, including American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta Air Lines, are doing it for them, going so far as to threaten to put non-compliers on their “do-not-fly” lists.
RIA Intel
March 26, 2020
Advisors holding the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards’ designation will be expected to turn over customer dispute documents at the request of the organization during its investigations. Advisors who don’t comply could have their designation revoked, according to the CFP Board’s new proposed procedural rules released Tuesday.